noun see foreordain

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  • Foreordination — Fore*or di*na tion, n. Previous ordination or appointment; predetermination; predestination …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foreordination — index foregone conclusion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • foreordination — /fawr awr dn ay sheuhn, fohr /, n. 1. previous ordination or appointment. 2. predestination. [1620 30; FORE + ORDINATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • foreordination — n. act of determining in advance, predestination,fore·or·di na·tion || ‚fÉ”rɔːdaɪnəʃn /fɔːrɔː …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foreordination —  Предопределение1 …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • foreordination — /fɔrɔdəˈneɪʃən/ (say fawrawduh nayshuhn) noun previous ordination or appointment; predestination …   Australian English dictionary

  • foreordination — noun (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind) • Syn: ↑predestination, ↑preordination,… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Predestination (Calvinism) — The Calvinistic doctrine of predestination is a doctrine of Calvinism which deals with the question of the control God exercises over the world. In the words of the Westminster Confession of Faith, God freely and unchangeably ordained whatsoever… …   Wikipedia

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